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Auktion: Auction 22.04.1994
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GEILER VON KAISERSBERG, JOHANN. Passion des Heren Jesu...Fürgeben und geprediget... Neulich (a)uss dem latyn in tütsche sprach transsveriert durch Johannem Aldephum physicum von Strassburg. Strassburg: Johannes Grüninger 1514. Folio, 270 x 200 mm. (1...

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GEILER VON KAISERSBERG, JOHANN. Passion des Heren Jesu...Fürgeben und geprediget... Neulich (a)uss dem latyn in tütsche sprach transsveriert durch Johannem Aldephum physicum von Strassburg. Strassburg: Johannes Grüninger 1514. Folio, 270 x 200 mm. (10 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.), nineteenth-century dark brown morocco, gilt arms of William Stirling-Maxwell at center of upper covers, his gilt monogram on lower cover, spine gilt-lettered, turn-ins gilt, g.e., the front pastedown endpaper with his large ex-libris printed in red and black, extremities rubbed, upper inner hinge cracked, repaired 6-inch tears to fols. F3 and F4, a few minor marginal repairs, occasional small stains or minor discoloration, some of the rubrication reinforced (or supplied) with modern coloring, washed and pressed . FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION, Gothic type, double column, 18 large woodcuts, including title woodcut signed with Geiler von Keisersberg's monogram ("DIK") and 14 full-page cuts, approximately 25 smaller woodcuts in the text, woodcut initials. Rubricated: paragraph marks and capital strokes in blue and red. RARE. Adams G-314; BM/STC German , p. 335 ("1513"); VD 16, G 747 (Munich SB copy only). Provenance : Benedictines of Tegernsee, ownership inscription on title, "Iste liber attinet Venerabili Monasterio S. Quirini Regis et martyris in Tegernsee. Emptus anno domini 1517 Sunt xix" (tallying 19 quires, A-T) -- Fr(ater) Geor(gius), early signature on title -- Sir William Stirling-Maxwell, bookplate, Keir book label on lower endpaper (sale, Christie's London, 30 May 1958, lot 204) -- (from Lardanchet, 1970, unidentified catalogue/97).

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Auction 22.04.1994
Auktionsdatum: 22.04.1994
Adresse: Christie's
New York, Park Avenue